Procrastination, or the tendency to postpone important things for later, creates the illusion of freedom. It makes people think they have a lot of time, but it steals that time. Procrastination is like a carefree game, but often turns into feelings of guilt and anxiety.
A person subject to procrastination experiences a false sense of security. He is optimistic that the situation is under control and there is no hurry. He often underestimates the time it takes to complete a task (for example, he may think that the work will take 30 minutes, while objectively it takes 2 hours). Therefore, procrastination begins with a feeling of lightness and fun, but then you have to pay for it, feeling fear, anxiety, helplessness and anger at yourself. Continue reading
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) creates big problems with motivation for teenagers. Psychologists say that attention deficit disorder affects motivation as much as the ability to focus on objects. It is believed that the primary causes of ADHD are biological, so often the child needs medication. However, the experts often overlook the psychological factors.
ADHD can be compared to a large magnifying glass that magnifies the smallest motivational problems of adolescents. The main of such problems is the desire of teenagers for independence. Teenagers want to make their own decisions, but at the same time tend to remain young children, dependent on their parents. Continue reading